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Comment reply on McBoost's Completed Build: The Game Station

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Someone's an asus fan lol awesome job on the build tho

Comment reply on blackfire757's Completed Build: Frostmourne

  • 8 months ago
  • 2 points

Ah I see you used those frosted tubes from alphacool, I've been looking into those for my next build. Do you think they would be very good for diffusing light from rgb fittings with clear coolant? Very cool look btw.

Comment reply on coolarj10's Completed Build: BIOHAZARD: Arjun's NCASE M1 - Liquid Cooled Mini-ITX Build

  • 9 months ago
  • 2 points

Unfortunately not, ended up breaking the bank to get a trip to Germany over the summer. Mercedes before pcs lol

Comment reply on gthompson0912's Completed Build: Daydream Nation

  • 9 months ago
  • 2 points

First thing I did when I saw this build was ctl+f your description for a mention of Banksy, lmao

I haven't seen many pcs that have so perfectly captured an aesthetic like this has, awesome build!

Comment reply on Bee66's Completed Build: DeeBee Xtreme - Node 202 Complete CPU & GPU Watercooling

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

Ah yup. One more look and I don't see how I couldn't tell that at first. I don't personally play myself but I have a lot of friends that do. Hear it's fun but too lazy to get into it, I'll be here with my forza lol

Comment reply on Bee66's Completed Build: DeeBee Xtreme - Node 202 Complete CPU & GPU Watercooling

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

Acrylic side panels? You could pass those off for TG they're that clean.

Also what is that symbol on the side panel? Reminds me of something from CoD or Destiny lol

Comment reply on mpgxsvcd's Completed Build: Gaming System for my son Coffee Lake 8700K, 1 TB SSD, Corsair 780T Case, 32 GB 3200 RAM

  • 14 months ago
  • 2 points

Fair enough, If AMD ever comes up with a high end gaming cpu competitor to intel and you end up swapping over, you can use their ipu as well. Nevertheless it is still a clunky solution.

Comment reply on mpgxsvcd's Completed Build: Gaming System for my son Coffee Lake 8700K, 1 TB SSD, Corsair 780T Case, 32 GB 3200 RAM

  • 14 months ago
  • 2 points

Apparently there's a weirdo workaround right now that'll let you enable Freesync for nvidia cards. Requires a dummy AMD card though, and you have to manually enable it on a game-by-game basis. Still worth looking into if you're interested.

Comment reply on mpgxsvcd's Completed Build: Gaming System for my son Coffee Lake 8700K, 1 TB SSD, Corsair 780T Case, 32 GB 3200 RAM

  • 14 months ago
  • 2 points

When a 14 year old builds a pc that's triple the price of yours lol

seriously though that's great that both you and your son are into computers. My dad nor anyone in my family is into pc's as much as I am so I don't get to share that passion with any of my relatives.

Comment reply on coolarj10's Completed Build: BIOHAZARD: Arjun's NCASE M1 - Liquid Cooled Mini-ITX Build

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

You have to be a psychic. I was planning on an ncase M1 build named biohazard with the same color coolant. +2 if I could.

Comment reply on JukeFactory's Completed Build: "RTIC XTAL" (aka Arctic Crystal)

  • 21 months ago
  • 2 points

R-tic CROSS-tal lol wp +1

Comment reply on Ya_Boy_Fontana's Completed Build: My Girl Sarah (First Build)

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

Why would he bother changing it? It has plenty of power and is platinum certified. More than enough for his needs.

Comment reply on p0Pe's Completed Build: Benchy McBenchface

  • 22 months ago
  • 4 points

*distro plate

Comment reply on KobeWazHere's Completed Build: 15 Year Old 1st PC Build

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

it's actually just $80 at some retailers, but there are other even cheaper (and still amazing) cases that have tempered glass.

Comment reply on KobeWazHere's Completed Build: 15 Year Old 1st PC Build

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

it's actually just $80 at some retailers

Comment reply on KobeWazHere's Completed Build: 15 Year Old 1st PC Build

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

basically the same specs as my first build except it now costs almost twice as much, feelsbadman

can't wait for prices to drop again so I can sell and rebuild my main pc

Comment reply on GamingPc2017's Completed Build: First Gaming Pc (Blame Amazon For the Prices)

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

19 second boot on a hard drive? How?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Copper Tube Fittings?"

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

That's what I thought would be right, but it doesn't seem that EK makes hdc fittings for 1/2in od tube. Thanks.

Comment reply on BjK's Completed Build: Custom Acrylic Cylinder PC

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

This guy making trash can pcs look good in 2018 lol

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Help! New builder on the scene"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

wait what is the currency in? That build is well over $2000 us.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Help! New builder on the scene"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

Custom cable for gpu and extension for the 24 pin and 8 pin. Ideally you'd get a fully modular power supply and get custom cables for everything but that would drive the price up.

Comment reply on Gabiche's Completed Build: No ketchup, no RGB, just sauce.

  • 23 months ago
  • 2 points

I bet I could buy all rgb parts and still make it look good. The more components you have, the more work you need to put in to balance the lighting, but my point is having everything rgb doesn't mean that people are aiming to make their build look like unicorn poop. Some people are, but they get tired of it pretty quickly.

Comment reply on Minitx's Completed Build: My Perfect Defiance

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

man that is just so clean, the wood is really nice. It would have been nice if that graphics card backplate was also wood so that it tied in the exterior to the interior, but it still looks great.

Comment reply on Gabiche's Completed Build: No ketchup, no RGB, just sauce.

  • 23 months ago
  • 15 points

Hey hey don't be so harsh, people just have different tastes. Making a pc look aesthetically pleasing is an art. Of course it's miserable if you're bad at that art but still.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Help! New builder on the scene"

  • 23 months ago
  • 2 points

I could have sworn it was a different one when I saw it first if it's semi modular then if would be smarter to get some custom cables instead of sleeved extensions.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Help! New builder on the scene"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

That 1070 is the price of a 1080 ti rip

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Water cooling parts"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

lol I'm not even asking for anything that fancy, I just want an option to be able to add parts you've already picked out instead of having to copy-paste the ekwb link and manually put in the price and name.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Sharpie the Backplate?"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

Only problem with that is that the orange accents are raised a little bit so you would still see the edges.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Refined Mid-Range Gaming PC OPINIONS"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

well you certainly did do your homework. I didn't even know about cpubenchmark.net.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Water cooling parts"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

If it doesn't happen we'll keep asking lol

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Sharpie the Backplate?"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

You could but the result would probably look even worse with the bare pcb showing.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Replacing my Alienware X51 R3"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

I suggest you spend a little more to get an ssd. You're guaranteed to have boot times at least chopped in half.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Sharpie the Backplate?"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

Nope, since its aluminum you really don't have any options. Getting a can of paint is cheaper than the asus card though.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Sharpie the Backplate?"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

Sharpie will probably look pretty streaky on aluminum, I don't recommend it.

Don't be scared of painting, you can remove the back plate with just a few screws without completely disassembling the card. Then all you have to do is mask the parts you don't want to be painted and spray some white or black paint on the orange.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Refined Mid-Range Gaming PC OPINIONS"

  • 23 months ago
  • 2 points

I'm from the US, and the price difference between z370 and z270 boards isn't too much. I was surprised when you said that the newer boards are super expensive and now that I look at it, I really don't understand - the absolute cheapest board is still a full $100 more than what you have picked out now. What the heck? That's more than double the delta here after conversion.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "1st pc build - multi use"

  • 23 months ago
  • 2 points

Seems solid. Some fractal design cases are just a little bit more costly and have tempered glass side panels which are much more durable, so you might want to look into those. Otherwise seems perfect for your needs.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Custom Gaming/Work PC"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

Might wanna grab some aftermarket fans. Those stock corsair ones are quite noisy. Also that case is pretty expensive and unless you're especially attached to it you should go for something newer, smaller, higher quality, and cheaper.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Update for Xeon Build"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

So

What exactly is your question?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Any opinions on this before I proceed?"

  • 23 months ago
  • 2 points

Very good part choices, this is a great build. I can see you having a very easy upgrade to a 1070 in the future when you need more power.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Opinions on my Build!"

  • 23 months ago
  • 0 points

I highly suggest you spend a little more and go with a case from a reputable brand like NZXT or Fractal design. These cheaper ones will have very undefined construction that can make building and upgrading quite difficult and any leftover sharp edges could cut you as well. Otherwise it's a great selection.

Note: you have an overclockable cpu but not a z270/z170 motherboard which means you're paying more for a feature you can't use.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Refined Mid-Range Gaming PC OPINIONS"

  • 23 months ago
  • 2 points

Coffee lake i5s have 6 cores vs their predecessors' 4 cores. If you think you'll get use out of that its worth the upgrade. Also, I'd suggest you get at least a semi modular power supply if at all possible because stuffing away the extra cables is actually quite annoying and difficult to manage.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "34' vs 27' battle"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

He used the ' symbol which means feet instead of the " which means inches.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "34' vs 27' battle"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes but if your game is locked lower than your monitor's refresh rate them it's a waste. Most racing sims don't allow for you to use certain eye candy settings at over 60 fps.

Also I understand the difference but I'm not sure what the point you're trying to make is. I just specified that some games value resolution over frame rate in an attempt to explain why a 4k 60hz panel may be an option over a 1440p 144hz.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "How do you think it would look?"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

You won't see very much color in this build. It's all basically gray, but you could maybe use lighting for your teal I guess. Only thing is that the Nvidia founders cards have green leds on the side, you can mod that to be white (or color it to be anything you want)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "34' vs 27' battle"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

Racing sims I prefer at a higher resolution. They feel perfectly fine at 60fps for me.

Comment reply on Forum Topic ""-1 slot spacing" HB sli bridge"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

Single slot 1080 ti isn't a sketchy idea, if you replace the founders edition cooler with a water block it becomes a one slot card since there are no display connectors on the second pcie slot.

As for the two soft bridges, I hear that occasionally they slack in performance compared to HB bridges but I'll ponder my options.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "gaming pc"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

That 1070 is basically a founder's edition, meaning it has a blower cooler like the factory Nvidia cards. It just has Msi branding on it. You could pay more for better cooling but components won't be piss poor quality.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Help airflow and clearances"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm not entirely sure if a top mount radiator will work, but if not then it is possible to just mount it in the front. I think you will be able to mount the radiator on the top though. You should keep the included fan as exhaust unless you order some replacements for it. General rule is to have 2 fans in the front so one breathes onto your graphics card and at least one in the rear for exhaust. You can use the radiator fans as front intake if you have no other options.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "+/- 2000 EURO | Gaming and School PC | First Build"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

If you can afford it, then go ahead there's no beating those specs (besides getting another 1080ti lol)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Motherboard Died, Need a new one. Suggestions?"

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't really think many people here are still familiar enough with motherboards of that age to reccomend anything for you. Best to just look at spec sheets and pick up the best one you can find.

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